Melusine Setting & Symbolism

Sarah Monette
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The Virtu

The Virtu is a magic globe. It is the center of power for the Mirador. It is very ancient and originated from the Mélusine and the Cabaline tradition of magic. Malkar raises Felix in order to use him to break the magic of the Virtu, making the Mirador and its wizards vulnerable to an attack by the Bastion.

The Arcane

The city of Mélusine has an underground of caves and catacombs. Parts of these are home to prostitutes and brothels, bars and drug dealers. It is the seedy underworld of Mélusine. Mildmay knows many people in the Arcane. It is a good place to hide out if the police or the Mirador is after you. Mildmay goes to the Arcane after the dogs raid the Badgers. He works at a bar there until he runs out of money. The best place to get...

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